Scientific Programme

The aim of the organisers is to provide an up-to-date scientific programme covering all major areas of diagnostic, translational, molecular and investigative pathology. Special emphasis will be put on recent developments in pathology, particularly in the applications of technologies linked to molecular understanding, and strengthening of the role of continuing close clinico-pathological cooperation for patient benefit.

The core program, prepared with a strong input from the ESP Working Groups and BDIAP representatives, will encompass the following topics:

  • Breast Pathology
  • Cardiovascular Pathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Digestive Diseases Pathology, including hepatic and pancreato-biliary pathology
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Endocrine Pathology
  • Gynaecological Pathology
  • Haematopathology
  • Head and Neck Pathology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Nephropathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology
  • Pulmonary Pathology
  • Soft Tissue and Bone Pathology
  • Telepathology and IT in Pathology
  • Thymic and Mediastinal Pathology
  • Uropathology


A wide range of clinically orientated and scientific sessions will be offered, comprising Slide Seminars, Short Courses, Symposia, Videomicroscopy and Special Sessions, as well as Oral Free Paper and Poster Sessions.